14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Giant clams in the water

While in Tahiti, I saw these giant clams. Their shells are slightly open to let the water flow thru in order to feed. I was amazed that the lips of the clams are blue.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Papeete, French Polynesia
Camera: NEX-5T
Copyright: © Jennifer McGown